Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee Birth: Jan. 29, 1756 Death: Mar. 25, 1818 Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer, US Congressman. The father of Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee, his lightning raids against the British during the American Revolution earned him the nickname "Light-Horse Harry." He also wrote the famous epitaph of George Washington, "First in War, first in Peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen."    American Revolutionary War

Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee Birth: Jan. 29, 1756 Death: Mar. 25, 1818 Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer, US Congressman. The father of Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee, his lightning raids against the British during the American Revolution earned him the nickname "Light-Horse Harry." He also wrote the famous epitaph of George Washington, "First in War, first in Peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." American Revolutionary War

Lt. Robert E. Lee, Engineer by William Edward West

Lt. Robert E. Lee, Engineer by William Edward West

Lord Cornwallis was the leading British general in the Revolutionary War. He was the general who surrendered to George Washington at the Battle of Yorktown.

Lord Cornwallis was the leading British general in the Revolutionary War. He was the general who surrendered to George Washington at the Battle of Yorktown.

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Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, 1780 Posters

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François Marcelin Certain de Canrobert, général de division (1809-1895) de Detaille Jean-Baptiste-Edouard

François Marcelin Certain de Canrobert, général de division (1809-1895) de Detaille Jean-Baptiste-Edouard

Nathanael Greene,Revolutionary War American Major General, was born August 7, 1742. He is remembered for his successful military command in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War that forced British General Charles Cornwallis to abandon the Carolinas and relocate to Virginia.

Nathanael Greene,Revolutionary War American Major General, was born August 7, 1742. He is remembered for his successful military command in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War that forced British General Charles Cornwallis to abandon the Carolinas and relocate to Virginia.

"Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals." -- George Washington

"Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals." -- George Washington

Swamp Fox his life was the basis of the Mel Gibson movie "The Patriot"

Swamp Fox his life was the basis of the Mel Gibson movie "The Patriot"

Georges Washington was a military leader in the u.s

Georges Washington was a military leader in the u.s

Horatio Gates, born July 26, 1727,  was a Revolutionary War Continental General.  In 1776, the Continental Congress commissioned Gates a Brigadier General and the first Adjutant General for the Army. He commanded the Northern Department and at the Battle of Saratoga, he forced British General John Burgoyne to surrender his whole army on October 17, 1777.  took command of the Army of South and was defeated by British General Cornwallis at Camden, South Carolina in August 1780.

Horatio Gates, born July 26, 1727, was a Revolutionary War Continental General. In 1776, the Continental Congress commissioned Gates a Brigadier General and the first Adjutant General for the Army. He commanded the Northern Department and at the Battle of Saratoga, he forced British General John Burgoyne to surrender his whole army on October 17, 1777. took command of the Army of South and was defeated by British General Cornwallis at Camden, South Carolina in August 1780.

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